BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan. 13
By Elnur Baghishov - Trend:
S1 oil platform has been loaded at the Amiran facility in Khorramshahr county of Iran’s south-western Khuzestan province on January 13, Director of the company which manufactured the oil platform (name of the company has not been disclosed) Said Belasabadi said.
“This platform was constructed since 2014 and 40,000 euros was spent for the platform weighing 1,500 tons,” Belasabadi added, Trend reports referring to IRIB.
“The platform will be installed on the Salman oil field, a joint oil field of Iran and the United Arab Emirates in the Persian Gulf,” the director of the company said.
"After the installation of this platform, Iran's oil production on the Salman field is expected to increase by 6,000-6,500 barrels a day," Belasabadi said.
Salman oil field is located 144 km south of Lavan island.
There are 44 oil wells on the Salman field. The reserves of the field reach 4.5 billion barrels of oil. So far, 1.1 billion barrels have been extracted and about 500 million barrels may be extracted.
Reportedly, Iran is producing 60,000 barrels of oil on this field daily.